July Meeting

Grounding Essentials For The Shack

This months meeting of the White Mountain Amateur Radio Club will be a presentation by Ed Earny, NZ1Q.  Ed’s QTH is St. Petersburg, FL but spends some time with us in FN44 during the summer.

Ed is a great speaker and a great resource for all things ham!

The topic is super relevant as we are in thunderstorm season.  Lightning, AC safety ground and RF grounds – what’s the difference, what’s important about each, best practices with shack/antenna ground system examples.  Also, a few facts about lightning that gives us a better chance of protecting our equipment form a direct hit or near-by electro magnetic pulse (EMP). 

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August Meeting

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FT-8, the New Digital Mode
Ed Erny NZ1Q has returned to the valley for the summer and will be giving a presentation on the new digital mode, FT-8. The worldwide Ham community began using this new mode last year and it has overtaken all other digital modes on the bands.  Ed will describe how FT-8 works, how to use it and will also live demo the mode with his SDR rig at the meeting.  Don’t miss this presentation about the newest, hottest mode sweeping Amateur Radio.
Meeting will be held at the Tim Mountain Conservation Center
1245 Bald Hill Road Albany, NH
5:30 to 8:00 PM
Anyone needs info please call 603 759 6671